About Cecilia Calabrese

Cecilia, her friends and voters call her “CeCe”, has been married for 36 years to Dr. Michael Calabrese, a popular dentist in Feeding Hills, MA. CeCe is blessed with two adult children: Michaela Calabrese (aka Mick Gorley) – writer/director/filmmaker and Charles Calabrese – computer repair entrepreneur

Born in Iowa, raised in Connecticut, CeCe’s parents were politically active “Kennedy Democrats”. Her husband is an Agawam native and when they married, they both decided to make their life in Agawam. They have happily lived, worked, and raised their family here since 1990.

Cecilia Calabrese has an extensive educational background.

B.A. Biology with emphasis on Marine Biology – University of Bridgeport 1981 + 1 yr graduate work
J.D. from Quinnipiac 1990
A.S. Dental Hygiene from STCC 2005

Successful public & private sector career.

Assistant Curator at Smithsonian Institution Natural History Museum Washington DC (1981 grant program)
Corporate Travel Sales Manager at Fugazy International, Bethel, CT (1982-1990)
Associate Attorney: Bacon & Wilson, PC, Springfield, MA (1990-1992)
Assistant Attorney General under L. Scott Harshbarger (1992)
Member Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Housing Discrimination Task Force (1992-1993)
Sole Practice of law with emphasis on personal bankruptcies, real estate, estate planning (1992-2005)
Commercial and Residential rental property manager (2000-present)
Registered Dental Hygienist (2005-present)

Decades of volunteer and public service to her community.

Municipal Offices: Member Conservation Commission, Brookfield, CT (1981-1984)
Agawam City Council: now in my 9th term, currently serving 4th term as Council Vice President

Statewide: Massachusetts Municipal Association: Member Board of Directors 2017-2021
Local Government Advisory Committee: Member 2019-2021
MMA Vice President: 2019-2020
MMA President: 2020-2021
Chair of PAC to Stop TCI Gas Tax: 2021

Special Volunteer Causes: Jack Jonah Foundation (2019- Present)

Hobbies: SCUBA, ocean kayaking, fishing, sailing and I hold a black belt in Taekwon Do

Cecilia Calabrese for MA State Senate
Cecilia Calabrese for MA State Senate